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History

1958
The president, Mr. Minoru Hosoya succeeds in developing an automatic poultry feeding machine.
1960
Hosoya Seisakusho Co., Ltd. was established as a manufacturer and distributor of automatic poultry feeding machines. Research on the raising of poultry continued.
1961
Hosoya Seisakusho Co., Ltd. became an incorporated company with a capital of ¥ 1,000,000. A factory building was completed.
1962
Minoru Hosoya was awarded the Science and Technology Prize for the invention of the automatic poultry feeding machine.
1964
Capital of Seisakusho Inc. was increased to ¥ 4,000,000 and Hosoya Keien Ltd. was established, the poultry farm division in Ayase and manufacture of a fully automatic feeding system for flat deck cages began.
1966
The main office building was completed.
1968
THosoya succeeded in developing a windowless poultry house with a positive pressure vertical ventilation system.
1970
The FAPP windowless poultry house was developed. Capital was increased to ¥ 16,000,000. Hosoya Seisakusho and Hosoya Keien merged and became Kakin Kanri Kenkyusho.
1971
A new factory building was completed.
1972
The experimental poultry farm in Shizuoka prefecture was established with a capital of ¥ 2,000,000 for research purposes. A manure fermentation and drying system was developed for livestock.
1974
Hosoya was selected as one of the 21 Best Venture Businesses in Kanagawa prefecture.
1975
Hosoya was declared as Excellent Corporation by a taxation office. A container cage poultry raising system was developed.
1977
Hosoya participated in the 9th project of poultry raising facility construction of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery.
Hosoya was contracted to construct alarge scale stock raising base by the Iwate Prefectural Farmland Development Bureau.
1979
Hosoya participated in the Zootron project of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery.
1980
Hosoya was contracted to do the annual maintenance and examinations of the livestock raising experimental laboratory of the Ministry of Agriculture.
1981
Hosoya succeeded in computerizing the automatic poultry feeding system.
1982
Hosoya introduced a new poultry raising system with a reverse cage system in conjunction with the automatic feeding system.
1983
The Hosoya experimental farm was enlarged and rebuilt. The number of birds was increased from 100,000 to 180,000 and the annual production of eggs was raised to 2,500 tons.
1985
Hosoya participated in the construction of the Fuji Nishi Danchi poultry raising houses of the Fuji Farmland Development Corporation, and also participated in the construction of a livestock experimental laboratory in Shizuoka prefecture.
1986
Hosoya celebrated the 30th anniversary of the company and awarded the employees for the outstanding performance.
Minoru Hosoya was awarded the Japan Poultry Institute Prize.
1988
Hosoya built a poultry house with a bird weight measuring system at the experimental farm. Minoru Hosoya was invited to give a speech at the symposium "High Tech Modern Poultry Management" at the 18th World Poultry Congress.
Hosoya was contracted by the Kyushu prefectural Farmland Development Bureau.
1989
Hosoya was awarded the Distinguished Conception Service Prize by Nikkan Kogyo Shinbun for the built-in bird weight measurement system.
Development of a system for environmental control by computer began.
A 5 tier reverse cage system was developed.
1990
A new main office building and factory were completed.
1992
Hosoya Seisakusho Inc. and the experimental farm merged and became Hosoya and Co., Ltd.
Development of the environmental control system by computer was completed.
1995
Hosoya succeeded in developing a new feeding system of Calcium Separate Feeding System.
1996
Mr. Minoru Hosoya passed a examination to get the Degree of Technology Advisory from the Science and Technology Agency in the livestock field.
1999
Mr. Minoru Hosoya got the Doctor Degree of Livestock from the Tokyo Aricultural University.
2000
Received the first Ecxellent Technology award from the Japan Poultry Science Association(for the development of ultra labor-saving flat deck broiler house.)
Four two-floor chick-raining houses constructed. An egg processing building completed, where an egg screening and packing machine was installed.
A six-tire tilted cage henhouse constructed and named A-line Mark U.
Hygienic measures implemented including removal of offensive odors from poultry houses and the droppings disposal facility as a way of combating Salmonella enterintidis.
President Minoru Hosoya nominated as one of the joint researchers of zoonosis by the Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister.
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